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What is the hapu of Ngati Ranginui?

What is the hapu of Ngati Ranginui?

Ngāti Ranginui Iwi Society Inc is the Tūhono organisation of Ngāti Ranginui. It is an incorporated society, governed by one representative from each of ten marae. As of 2016, the chairperson Tawharangi Nuku, the chief executive is Stephanie O’Sullivan and the trust is based in Tauranga.

Where is Ngati Ranginui?

Tauranga Moana
Ngāti Ranginui now occupy the shores of Tauranga Moana as well as inland areas. They have many marae and hapū (sub-tribes). Their main ancestor is Ranginui, the brother of Whaene and Kahungunu.

What is the iwi in Tauranga?

Traditional lands. The iwi of Tauranga Moana (the seas of Tauranga) are Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Pūkenga. The boundaries of their territory run from Bowentown, at Tauranga Harbour, down to Pāpāmoa, inland along the Kaimai Ranges, and back to Bowentown.

Who was Tamapahore?

He was the son of Rōmainohorangi, also known as Rongomainohorangi. While they were there, Tamapahore, the brother of Te Rangihouhiri, went to visit his relations at Maketū. Despite a gift of land, it was not long before war broke out. During one of the battles Tūtengaehe, Te Rangihouhiri’s eldest son, was killed.

How many marae are there in Tauranga?

224 marae
There are 224 marae across the region.

What are the three waka that are connected to Tauranga?

This was the Takitimu and Mataatua waka, from which the iwi of Ngāti Ranginui (Takitimu), Ngaiterangi, Ngati Pukenga (both Mataatua) and their associated hapū are descended.

Who named Tauranga?

The name Tauranga is a Māori name having the meaning of safe anchorage or resting place. The earliest known settlers were Māoris who arrived in Tauranga from the Takitimu and the Mataatua waka in the 12th century.

Who is the chief of waimarama?

According to Maori legend the Te Mata hillscape is a sleeping giant, the hill being the body of the Maori Chief, Te Mata, from Waimarama. This chief preyed upon the Heretaunga people who decided that their best strategy was to beguile him with their own chief’s daughter.

Who is the captain of takitimu?

Tamatea Arikinui, Captain of the Takitimu Waka.

Why is Manurewa called Manurewa?

25km south of central Auckland. The name preserves the memory of an occasion when a kite broke loose from its cord at Onehunga and floated south to the place afterwards known as Manurewa. …

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